Resources

Adoption
Every day abused and neglected children are taken from their homes and placed into foster care because their parents cannot or will not take care of them. These children urgently need safe and permanent homes, educational and healthcare services, and the support of a responsible and caring adult.

For information on children available for adoption in Clark County, please visit The Adoption Exchange, or call (702) 455-4024 or (888) 4-A-FAMILY.

For nationwide adoptions please visit

SAFE House
SAFE House, Inc is a domestic violence organization, working to stop abuse families by providing a 24/7 hotline, an emergency shelter for women and their children, and advocacy and counseling services for families affected by violence and abuse.

For more information:

SAFE House
921 American Pacific Drive
Suite 300
Henderson NV 89014


(702) 451-4203   Office
(702) 564-3227   24-Hour Hotline
www.safehousenv.org

 

International Academy of Martial Arts
Dao Group believes that martial art is totally committing the improvement of many mental disciplines such as confidence, perseverance, respect, self-discipline, and focus. These principles alone can help a child or youth on the road to success in life.

Please visit International Academy of Martial Arts (IAMA) to find out more about their program.

 

Family First Aid
Visit Family First Aid to seek help for troubled teens.

 

Suicide Support Groups
For those who have lost a loved one to suicide:

Barbara Greenspun Women's Care Center
100 N Green Valley Pkwy
Suite 330
Henderson NV
(702) 616-4900

Canyon Ridge Christian Church
6200 W Lone Mountain Rd
Las Vegas NV
(702) 658-2722

Suicide Prevention Hotlines
(800) SUICIDE
(877) 885-HOPE
(800) 273-TALK

 

Nevada PEP (Parents Encouraging Parents)
Parent Training and Information Centers (PTIs) help educate and empower families and professional to improve outcomes for children with disabilities.

(800) 216-5188   Toll Free
(702) 388-8899   Southern Nevada
(775) 448-9950   Northern Nevada
www.nvpep.org

 

National Alliance to End Homelessness
The National Alliance to End Homelessness is a nonprofit, non-partisan, organization committed to preventing and ending homelessness in the United States.

1518 K Street NW
Suite 410
Washington DC 20005

(202) 638-1526   Tel
(202) 638-4664   Fax
www.endhomelessness.org

 

Child Abuse Hotline
(702) 294-7138
(800) 492-3562   National

 

Children Special Healthcare Services
(702) 486-7680

 

Children Mental Health Services
(702) 455-7200   Central
(702) 486-0000   West
(702) 486-5610   North
(702) 486-7500   East
(702) 455-7900   South

 

Clark County Child Care Assistance
(702) 387-0985

 

Nevada Health Centers, Inc

Carson City Administrative Offices
1802 N Carson St
Suite 100
Carson City NV 89701
(775) 887-1590
Las Vegas Administrative Offices
4415 Spring Mountain Rd
Suite 103
Las Vegas NV 89102
(702) 307-5414

www.nvhealthcenters.org

 

Nevada Youth Alliance
Neighbor-To-Neighbor Coaltion Project
7380 S Eastern Ave
Suite 124
Las Vegas NV 89123
www.nevadayouthalliance.org

 

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
Programs UNCE offers to serve school age youth and families:
www.unce.unr.edu/counties/clark/programs/

 

Macey Insurance Agency
Children and family planning, health, home/renters, auto, business, and work comp
(702) 341-1699   Office
(702) 932-9492   Fax

 

The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy
www.thenationalcampaign.org

 

Ansell Casey Foundation
www.caseylifeskills.org

 

Clark County Department of Family Services
www.accessclarkcounty.com

 

Child Focus Step-Up Program
www.childfocusnv.org

 

VStreet
www.vstreet.com

 

University of Nevada
To discover, develop, disseminate, preserve and use knowledge to strengthen the social, economic and environmental well-being of people.
www.unce.unr.edu

 

Flex Hour Jobs
Targeted toward stay-at-home moms, and not-so-ready to retire. Baby Boomers, who want more of a work-life balance!
www.FlexHourJobs.com

 

Child Protective Services HOTLINE
Reports can now be completed online.

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